Firpo, Argentine ape and heavyweight boxer, has the hardest punching
knuckles in the business. The inside of his hand, too, is unique. The
palm itches more severely than any other fighter's. At present Firpo is
making dollars knocking down " set-ups." Last week he disposed of Joe
Burke, of Detroit, in two rounds at Grand Rapids. He fights Charlie
Weinert in Philadelphia, Aug. 13. Meanwhile he is on an exhibition
The big money rolls in Sept. 14. Firpo has agreed, after prolonged
haggling, to fight Jack Dempsey at the Polo Grounds, New...
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